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Tuesday, 02 June 2015

June 2, 2015

Alabama: Absentee voter ID bill dead in Legislature

Arizona: DOJ wants better access for Native voters

Arkansas: SoS wants to replace voting machines

California: 175 polling locations for Sonoma Co.'s special election

Connecticut: Bill responding to election day problems wins final approval | Following missteps, compromise election reform bill heads to Conn. House

Florida: Weeks arraigned

Georgia: Citizens advisory committee wants more time on Macon-Bibb polling location changes

Hawaii: Elections commission chair deadline extended

Illinois: East St. Louis absentee ballots under investigation

Indiana: 12 percent of eligible voters did so in Indiana primaries | Voter turnout rises across Indiana in May primary

Mississippi: Mississippians favor nonpartisan primary, open primaries

New Hampshire: Swanzey selectmen seek to set record straight about voting controversy

New York: Senate committee approves IRV for NYC

North Carolina: Groups threaten to sue DMV over voter registration problems | DMV blamed for failing to help get applicants registered

Ohio: Commissioners lend support to OVR

Pennsylvania: Same-day voter registration bill pushed as way to increase turnout | Bizzarro bill calls for voting changes

South Dakota: State BOE plans public hearing on rule changes

Texas: Commissioners accept Brown Co. election administrator's resignation | Evans makes sure every vote counts in SJC

U.S. Virgin Islands: Nonprofit makes case for lawsuit to restore voting rights to territories

Vermont: Vermont to launch same-day voter registration | Shumlin signs voter registration bill, town clerks oppose

Wisconsin: Voting advocates file lawsuit challenging restrictions | Voting rights advocates sue GAB over election policies